Name: Planktothrix Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Plank.to’thrix. Gr. masc. adj. planktos, wandering, roaming; Gr. fem. n. thrix, thread, hair; N.L. fem. n. Planktothrix, wandering hair, referring to the floating, or circulation, of the organism in planktic environments

Gender: feminine (stem: Planktotrich-)

Type species: Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont 1892) Anagnostidis and Komárek 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Anagnostidis K, Komárek J. Modern approach to the classification system of the cyanophytes 3: Oscillatoriales. Algol. Stud. 1988; 50-53:327-472.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN (Botanical Code)

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 21
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 22
Total number of child taxa: 26

Parent taxon: Microcoleaceae (Hansgirg 1892) Strunecký et al. 2013

Assigned by: Strunecky O, Ivanova AP, Mares J. An updated classification of cyanobacterial orders and families based on phylogenomic and polyphasic analysis. J Phycol 2023; 59:12-51.

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Record number: 6176
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